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Modern slavery awareness training

This free half day course is for practitioners from any agency, who have little or no knowledge about Modern Slavery and the support available for victims in Derbyshire.

The course will help you gain an increased understanding of what modern slavery is, signs to look out for and develop your skills in supporting people who may be victims of modern slavery in Derbyshire.


We have cancelled courses between April and December 2020. All delegates affected have been notified. An eLearning version of this course is available within Derbyshire Learning Online. Search for Modern Slavery: An Introduction.

We are also running Modern Slavery Awareness webinars during this time, for information and availability please visit Derbyshire Learning Online.

Intended audience

This course is open to anyone from any agency in Derbyshire wishing to learn more about modern slavery and how to report any concerns.

Course subjects

Delegates will gain an understanding of:

  • what modern slavery is
  • the scale and scope of modern slavery and human trafficking
  • where modern slavery happens
  • signs to look out for
  • how modern slavery affects individuals
  • how to raise concerns and gain help for people affected by modern slavery
  • the National Referral Mechanism and local procedures

Course dates

  • No dates currently available

Courses are held at County Hall, Matlock, Derbyshire.

To attend any of these events you will need to book your place via Derbyshire Learning Online.

How to book

Our booking procedures have changed. You now require a Derbyshire Learning Online user account to be able to book onto this course.

If you already have an account:

  • login to Derbyshire Learning Online
  • using the course search function search for 'modern slavery awareness'
  • enrol onto to the course
  • you'll then see a list of available events
  • select your chosen event and ‘sign-up’ to book your place
  • please ensure you fill in all mandatory fields
  • submit your booking
  • you'll receive an email confirmation of your booking
  • if you need to cancel or amend your booking you'll need to do this via Derbyshire Learning Online
  • if we need to cancel or amend your booking, we'll let you know - for example, an administrator may ask you to change sessions if we've more than our set quota of delegates from your organisation

If you need help to book your place, please see the ‘How to book a place on a community safety course – self serve’ guidance attached to this page.

Request an account for Derbyshire Learning Online

If you've completed community safety eLearning modules in the past, you should already have an account set up. You can login using the username and password you used previously.

If you do not have an account, follow the instructions for your organisation.

Derbyshire partner agencies, academy schools and school governors

Derbyshire partner agency staff, academy schools, volunteers and school governors wishing to book onto community safety courses will need to create an account to access Derbyshire Learning Online. You'll only need to do this once.

  • to request a registration key please email:
  • tell us which course you are interested in and which organisation you are from
  • you'll receive an email detailing how to create an account, including a registration key
  • once your account has been approved, you'll be able to access both community safety classroom-based courses and eLearning modules - it may take a few days for your account to be approved

If you've requested a registration key from another training team, please create your account using that and wait for your account approval. You can then access our courses via that account.

If you need help to create an account, please see the ‘How to create your new Derbyshire Learning Online account’ guidance attached to this page.

If you've forgotten your password, click on ‘Lost Password?’ on the Derbyshire Learning Online login page and follow the instructions.

Derbyshire County Council employees

Derbyshire County Council employees, elected members and Derbyshire school employees with SAP payroll numbers should already have accounts set up within Derbyshire Learning Online. You can log-in with your SAP payroll number or email address and your saved password.

Derbyshire County Council and Derbyshire SAP school employees without SAP payroll numbers should email: to request access.

If you've forgotten your password, click on ‘Lost Password?’ on the Derbyshire Learning Online login page and follow the instructions.

More information

If you need help to book a course or create an account, please use the guidance attached to this page.

If you'd like more information please email:

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